Japanese artist Mariko Kusumoto makes use of translucent material to supply balloon-like objects, orbs that include numerous varieties trapped inside their tender exterior. The creations inside vary from smaller variations of the spherical sculptures to sea creatures and automobiles, playful varieties that match the brilliant colours Kusumoto chooses for her works. To set the polyester material into the shapes she wishes she heats the items to the best temperature, permitting the fabric to memorize the form she needs to create. These works are then shaped into sculptural or wearable objects, 3D jewellery that may be worn across the neck.
“My work displays numerous, observable phenomena that stimulate my thoughts and senses; they are often pure or man-made,” stated Kusumoto in her artist assertion. ” I ‘reorganize’ them into a brand new presentation that may be described as surreal, amusing, sleek, or sudden.”
The Massachusetts-based mostly artist’s work is within the everlasting collections of the Museum of Fantastic Arts Boston, The Kock Assortment on the Swiss Nationwide Museum, Racine Artwork Museum, and Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens and is represented by Mobilia Gallery in Cambridge, MA. You’ll be able to see extra of her sculptural and wearable works on her Fb.